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RESOURCES TO HELP DISTRESSED PEOPLE AFTER THE CONNECTICUT SCHOOL SHOOTINGS of 12.14.12

If you have any further questions or need any other help please contact Diane Slaughter, Executive Director of the West Virginia Psychological Association (WVPA) info@wvpsychology.org  or 304.345.5805.

Disaster Distress Helpline http://www.disasterdistress.samhsa.gov/
1-800-985-5990 or                              TTY for Deaf/Hearing Impaired:
1-800-846-8517                                  Text TalkWithUs to 66746 


Other Resources
Helping your children manage distress in the aftermath of a shooting: http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/aftermath.aspx

Managing your distress in the aftermath of a shooting: http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/mass-shooting.aspx

Five Questions on the Tucson, Ariz., Shootings for Psychologist Joel Dvoskin, PhD     **please see # 3 question and response: http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2011/01/tucson-shootings.aspx

Helpful Hints for School Emergency Management: Psychological First Aid (PFA) for Students and Teachers: Listen, Protect, Connect – Model & Teach: http://rems.ed.gov/docs/HH_Vol3Issue3.pdf

Listen, Protect, Connect – Model and Teach -- Psychological First Aid for Teacher and Students: http://www.ready.gov/sites/default/files/documents/files/PFA_SchoolCrisis.pdf

After a Loved One Dies – how children grieve and how parents and other adults can support them:http://www.newyorklife.com/newyorklife.com/General/FileLink/Static%20Files/New%20York%20Life%20Foundation%20Bereavement%20Guide%20-%20After%20a%20Loved%20One%20Dies%20.pdf

School Crisis Guide: Help and Healing in a Time of Crisis: http://www.neahin.org/educator-resources/school-crisis-guide.html

    



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